Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 10 - Gases - Exercises: 10.15b

Answer

17.68 atm

Work Step by Step

The woman weighs 130lb and stands on 0.5 $in^2$. Therefore, this is 130/0.5 = 260 $lb/in^2$, which is 260psi. Then we convert this to atmospheres as follows: 260psi * (0.0680atm/1psi) = 17.68 atm
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